Disciples News Service

Archive: December 2008

Mission Alignment Coordinating Council Holds Its Third Meeting

The Mission Alignment Coordinating Council (MACC) appointed by the General Board of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), met in Fort Worth Nov. 20-22, 2008. In this, the group’s third meeting, the 12-member panel received additional feedback from the September pastors’ conference, Obra Hispana, North American Pacific Asian Disciples (NAPAD), the National Convocation and other […]

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Posted on December 11, 2008
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Christmount Begins New Outreach Emphasis

At the Christmount Board of Directors meeting on November 11, 2008, a new outreach emphasis was announced for Disciples coming to Christmount. According to Rev. Jamie Brame, Church Relations Director, campers and conferees will be encouraged to bring parts of the International Medical Assistance (IMA) medicine boxes. During youth events, there will be time to […]

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Center For Public Witness Names Three To Advocacy Team

The Advocacy Team of The Disciples Center for Public Witness will now benefit from the expertise of three additional Disciples. The new members are Laura Hobgood-Oster, professor of religion at Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas; Preston T. Adams III, executive minister at Light of the World Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Indianapolis, and C. […]

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Posted on December 4, 2008
Filed under: People
Disciples Seminarians Conference Registration Now Open

Registration for the 2009 Disciples Seminarians Conference is open to all M.Div. students who have completed a year of study. Scheduled for March 5-8 in Nashville, Tenn., the conference will give seminarians opportunities to meet other new Disciples leaders and learn how the church can help them and the congregation or organization they lead to […]

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UCCIB Names Experienced Manager To New Post

The United Church of Christ Insurance Board has named Carl J. Kotheimer to director, loss control and claims. Kotheimer’s responsibilities will include heading the development, communication and administration of superior core competencies in risk management and loss prevention programs for all 2,400 church participants. Kotheimer has 20 years of experience as a risk management leader. […]

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